photo: haberlieAlex Haberlie

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. Northern Illinois University, 2018
M.S. Northern Illinois University, 2014
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2010


Dr. Haberlie is interested in observed and future projections of climate extremes, severe and hazardous weather, and land use / land cover effects on regional climatology. He uses machine learning, digital image processing, and climate modeling to conduct his research.

Selected Publications

Ashley, W. S., A. M. Haberlie, and V. Gensini, 2020: Reduced frequency and size of late twenty-first-century snowstorms over North America. Nature Climate Change. 

Haberlie, A. M., and W. S. Ashley, 2019: Climatological representation of mesoscale convective systems in a dynamically downscaled climate simulation. International Journal of Climatology, 39, 1144-1153. 

Haberlie, A. M., and W. S. Ashley, 2019: A radar-based climatology of mesoscale convective systems in the United States. Journal of Climate, 32, 1591-1606. 

Haberlie, A. M., and W. S. Ashley, 2018: A Method for Identifying Midlatitude Mesoscale Convective Systems in Radar Mosaics. Part I: Segmentation and Classification. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 57, 1575-1598. 

Haberlie, A. M., W. S. Ashley, and T. Pingel, 2015: The effect of urbanization on the climatology of thunderstorm initiation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 141, 663-675.

Courses Taught

Geog 2050: Physical Geography: The Atmosphere
Geog 4014: Climatology
Geog 4015: Physical Climatology
Geog 4016: Methods of Climatological Analysis
Geog 4200: Hazard Risk Reduction


E326 Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-4324